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National Guard to conduct artillery training at Camp Williams

Published: Tuesday, April 9 2013 11:32 a.m. MDT

In this 2011 file photo, Sgt. Cotto loads a 100-pound artillery round into a howitzer as the Utah National Guard's 640th Regional Training Institute conducted artillery training exercises at Camp Williams.

Lennie Mahler, Deseret News

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DRAPER — The Utah National Guard's 640th Regional Training Institute will conduct artillery training exercises this weekend at Camp Williams.

The live firing will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday.

The training will be for 13B cannon crew members and 13F fire support specialists, all students at the 640th Regional Training Institute.

Artillery exercises are not open to the public.

Those expected to be most affected by these events are residents of Bluffdale, Riverton, Herriman, Eagle Mountain, Saratoga Springs and Lehi.

For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class Todd Perry at 801-209-2725 or call the National Guard hotline at 801-878-5421.

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